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Excursion: Philadelphia River to River Hike Part 2 – Postponed

May 27 @ 7:00 am - 4:00 pm


Swarthmore College announced Tuesday, March 17″..disappointing news that we must extend our period of modified operations and remote learning through the end of the spring semester. …Alumni Weekend, spring athletics, Celebrating Black Excellence events, lectures, performances, and other campus activities scheduled between now and May 31 are also canceled.”

Meet at Swarthmore Train Station at 7 am; return to Swarthmore late afternoon

Hold Jun. 3 for bad weather date (keep both dates marked on your calendar)

Difficulty level: 7 – must be able to walk at a brisk pace; over the course of the day we will cover at least 6 miles.

Join Jeff Jabco and Julie Jenney for the second portion of a “hike” across Center City to see gardens, public spaces, and iconic Philadelphia sites. Sites will include: Schuylkill River Park, South River Park, the gardens around the Philadelphia Art Museum, Rodin Sculpture Garden, Barnes Foundation, Logan Square, and John F. Collins Park. Lunch will be on your own at the Philly Whole Foods Market where they have eateries and bars to choose from. Stay tuned for the third section of the hike to come in Fall 2020. Price includes roundtrip SEPTA ticket; if you don’t need tickets, call Julie at 610-328-8024 to pay $23 for members; $63 non-members. Limited to 22 hikers.

Members: $35                   Non-members: $75

Postponed: Check back later this month for updates.

Cancellation Policy:

  • The Scott Arboretum retains the right to cancel any program due to lack of enrollment or unforeseen problems.
  • No refunds are available for day bus trips.

A terrific incentive to become a member! Excursions with the Scott Associates are member benefits; the non-member fee reflects the member cost of the trip plus a $40 one-year Individual Membership. The level of difficulty listed reflects – on a scale from 1 to 10 (10 being the most challenging) – the level of walking required for the trip. All registered participants must travel with the whole group; no exceptions are made to meet part way or at the destination. All parts of excursion itineraries are for registered participants only. Day trips are non-refundable.


May 27
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Swarthmore SEPTA Train Station
Park Avenue & Chester Road (Route 320)
Swarthmore, PA 19081
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